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BMW Active E

Description

The 4-seater ActiveE coupe is BMW’s next vehicle in their EfficientDynamics lineup. It is an all electric BMW 1-series coupe powered by a 125kW electric motor (170hp) with 250Nm of torque. The ActiveE will go 0-60 in approximately 8.5 seconds and has a 100mi range with liquid-cooled LiIon battery pack by BMW and LiMotive.

The batteries can be via a J1772 connector at up to 32A, 240V (6.6kW). Like the BMW MINI E, the ActiveE will have regen braking in accelerator pedal. BMW has announced this will be a limited field trial vehicle, for lease in select areas only, beginning in Fall 2011. BMW will lease 700 ActiveEs for 2 years at $499 per month with a $2,250 down payment.

BMW is now accepting applications for the BMW ActiveE field trial.

BMW ActiveE. Everyday Utility

Specs

Vehicle Type:

Cars & Trucks

Drivetrain:

EV

Range:

94 mi

Target:

Now Available

Top Speed:

90 mph

Connector Type:

J1772

Price (USD):

TBA

 


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